PAWCATUCK, Conn.—U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, a Democrat representing Connecticut's Second District, visited Davis-Standard L.L.C. on Aug. 19.
According to the company, Courtney and staff member Taijah Anderson visited the Pawcatuck site to learn more about Davis-Standard's technology, economic impact on the region and the upcoming expansion of the Pawcatuck facility.
Jim Murphy, Davis-Standard president and CEO, and other Davis-Standard leadership team members provided an overview and tour of Davis-Standard, discussing the company's global growth, plant specifics and equipment portfolio.
Davis-Standard, which designs, develops and distributes extrusion and converting technology, is adding 15,000 square feet of manufacturing space and more than 30 jobs in the next two years to its Pawcatuck headquarters, which currently employs more than 400. The addition, slated for completion this fall, will house the manufacturing and precision machining of advanced multi-layer blown film dies.